Derek Alia is the CEO and a co-founder of Futureswap, a perpetual futures protocol built on Ethereum. Prior to Futureswap, Derek worked at a DAO-creation company that provides a suite of applications and services to enable new forms of global communities. His early experience in decentralized governance, DAOs, and blockchain technology set the foundation for his subsequent co-founding of Tribes, a decentralized content platform. He studied computer science at the University of Washington.
How DeFi is devouring traditional finance, bit by bit
2021 will go down as the year the DeFi giant woke up, writes Derek Alia of Futureswap. What lies in store for decentralized finance in the year to come?